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miles: It also calls for 407 miles 651 kilometres of replacement or secondary fencing, said the official, who spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the plan has not been made public, according to CTV. Trump has promised a big, beautiful wall with Mexico as a centerpiece of his presidency but offered few details of where it would be built, when and at what cost. The proposal by Customs and Border Protection calls for 316 miles 505 kilometres of additional barrier by September 2027, bringing total coverage to 970 miles 1,552 kilometres or nearly half the border, according to a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the matter. His administration asked for 1.6 billion this year to build or replace 74 miles 118 kilometres of fencing in Texas and California, and officials have said they also will seek 1.6 billion next year. It comes as the administration intensifies negotiations in Congress on a package that may include granting legal status to about 800,000 people who were temporarily shielded from deportation under an Obama-era program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The 10-year plan, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, resulted from discussions with senators who asked the agency what it would take to secure the border, the official said. ( As reported in the news.